Several pottery vessels found beside the sarcophagus and 13 more inside a niche in the tomb.
The seated, wingless sphinxes were likely placed there to guard the large burial site. Continue reading →
One of the cities featured an extraordinary facade with an entrance representing the open jaws of an earth monster.
No other site has so far been located in this area, which extends over some 1800 square miles in the Mexican jungle.
A 22,000-year-old mastodon skull and tool dredged from the seafloor in the Chesapeake Bay hints of early settlers in North America.
The ancestor seeds of Chianti wine were found in an ancient well in Tuscany.
The ancestor of Chianti wine may have been found in this ancient 105-foot-deep well in the Chiantishire region of Tuscany.
The skeletal fragment is about 8,000 years old and may have once belonged to an infant or a small child.
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